Now that I'm normal again, I'll sort it out. Best Believe That. I'm Afam, I am Legend, I am epic, I am fantastic, I am a winner, and there's tiger blood in my veins.
I sent another email yesterday - that is yesterday the sixteenth of May 2014 - but there was no reply. I wasn't going to let myself be stressed. This morning after Church, and without taking a shower first, I went down there and got my press pass. I mean I'm Afam, there was no way I wasn't going to get a press pass. Before it was given to me, I was treated to this talk about how Africa Fashion Week Nigeria is all about helping the up and coming people in the world - yes, they're basically an underdog charity- and that got me thinking about whether or not I am an 'up and comer'.
The answer is yes, but at the same time it's no. There are three sides to this.
Am I where I want to end up? - No. Not even close. I'm on my way I think, but I could definitely be further along. So I am an up and comer who's still at the start of the race.
Am I good enough to be where I want to end up? - On a very very very very good once in a blue moon day I am. On a normal day I'm not. That's why learning is essential.
However it must be said that these things are location specific. Have you read a Nigerian magazine lately? I read one the other day and I very nearly died. And the article I read wasn't some 300 word thing tucked away in a corner, it was the COVER INTERVIEW!! I never said I wanted to be a local champion. And you don't read the good old, dear old blog and die of anything but laughter so...
Anyway, here are a few behind the scenes shots from Africa Fashion Week Nigeria:
|This is me doing the I GOT MY PRESS PASS, but you didn't shot. MWahahahahahahahahahaha. Afam for the win. afam will not let anyone else get ahead of him. Afam on the job. VICTORY.|
|Me and Makida. Makida isn't walking in Africa Fashion Week Nigeria... maybe she isn't up and coming...|
|I love this models face. I can't wait to slap a filter on it. It'll be like make up, but better. I have to remember to ask her for her name when next I see her. She is a thing of beauty. big eyes, bald head and pouty lips.|
|I took this at 12:45. The show's supposed to start at 1... I don't think it started at one. I'll find out when I return to the location.|
|This is the mango citrus smoothie I'm drinking as I write this. DEATH to all disease causing free radicals.|
|And these speak for themselves. These are the t-shirts that the interns are wearing. I think I need an intern. No I know I need an intern. And no I will not pay jack shit. Because interns are slaves of the new world.|
|Of course it is lovely that they want our girls back too. Bring back our girls ye basterds!!!|
|Models chilling. Interesting threads. I was going to say interesting hair, but is it still hair when there's more thread than hair?|
|It's kind of filthy no?|
|I've got to remember to take my tripod. Adios people!!|